Day nine bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 19 to introduce bills for the 104th Legislature, second session.

Among the 25 measures introduced were:

LB1014, sponsored by Gering Sen. John Stinner, which would change provisions relating to levy limitations and budget limitations for public airports;

LB1015, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Burke Harr, which would change a sales tax exemption relating to museums;

LB1017, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Brett Lindstrom, which would eliminate a residency requirement for student interns under a grant program;

LB0121, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Sue Crawford, which would change provisions relating to access to sales and use tax information by municipalities;

LB1023, sponsored by Crete Sen. Laura Ebke, which would require development of treatment protocols for and a needs assessment of committed offenders and correctional facilities;

LB1024, sponsored by O’Neill Sen. Tyson Larson, which would change a provision of the Nebraska Political Accountability and Disclosure Act relating to an interest in a government contract;

LB1027, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Adam Morfeld, which would create and provide funding for the Campus Sexual Assault Prevent Grant Program and provide duties for the state attorney general;

LB1032, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John McCollister, which would adopt the Transitional Health Insurance Program Act and provide duties for the state Department of Health and Human Services;

LB0137, sponsored by Bancroft Sen. Lydia Brasch, which would change property tax provisions relating to agricultural and horticultural land; and

LB1038, sponsored by Hyannis Sen. Al Davis, which would change water appropriation application provisions.

A complete list of bills introduced thus far is available at New bills may be introduced until Jan. 20.

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